Location, location, location! Lying near the heart of Tahoe Donner makes this home perfect for all of the Tahoe Donner Amenities but closer to town for a quick exit for first chair on a powder day. Add to that hiking, running, biking and snow shoeing trails that start directly across the street and connect to miles and miles of trails. This 5 bedroom retreat that sleeps 13 is perfect whether you are enjoying the outdoors, cooking a gourmet meal or snuggling by the fire.
This multi-family open and spacious mountain chalet is perfect for your grown family that has a growing family as well! With 5 bedrooms that all boast a king or queen bed, plus two rooms where singles and bunks are added there is room to carve out a space for the whole extended family. The two car carport has lockable storage for your skis, snowboards, wet-suits or other outdoor gear so you don't have to lug it throughout the house. The front door has a shoe and coat closet so you leave the snow when you come in and save your socks and slippers from being a wet mess. The upstairs living area creates the perfect space for family gatherings with it's open living room, dining room and kitchen all with vaulted ceilings and picture windows.
The family room gas fireplace, flat screen TV, DVD player, Roku, Nintendo, Bluetooth speakers and wet bar make for the perfect post ski/bike hangout location. The kitchen offers a gas cooktop and oven plus all the essential chefs tools for cooking and baking, complete with a KitchenAid stand mixer. With the open kitchen, breakfast bar and plentiful counter space their is plenty of room for multiple cooks in the kitchen. The dining room table seats 8 plus 3 more at the breakfast bar. Off the dining room is one of the large decks with dining options and BBQ-ing during the summer or when the snow permits. During the heavy winter months the BBQ is moved to the lower deck. And of course, there is a 1/2 bath off the living space.
Right off of the great room is the game room. This room contains a full size pool table with multiple cues and bridges so everyone can get in on the action. There is also a desk for those that can't get away from work completely and need an ergonomic location to buckle down. Last but not least is an armoire full of games such as Monopoly, Jenga, Scrabble, Cranium and many others; a little bit of something for everyone. The deck off of the game room is the best place to watch sunsets or meteor showers during the summer months.
When it's time to Ro-sham-bo over the bedrooms everyone is a winner with the following layout:
Main Level Sleeping:
Bedroom #1: King bed, en-suite bath with Jacuzzi tub and dual sinks, slider to deck.
Lower Level Sleeping:
Bedroom #2: King bed, en-suite bath dual head shower, slider to deck.
Bedroom #3: Queen bed plus 1 set of bunk beds, en-suite 1/2 bath, door to deck and gas fireplace.
Bedroom #4: King bed plus 1 twin bed, en-suite bath with tub and dual sinks.
Bedroom #5: King bed, en-suite bath with Jacuzzi tub and dual sinks, slider to deck.
Recreation and relaxing go hand and hand with this vacation home. The house comes with guests passes to the Trout Creek Recreation Center (year round) or Marina (summer), please note daily fees apply. Just a few minutes up the road Trout Creek has a fitness center, a lap pool (year round), recreation pools (summer), hot tubs for soaking, sauna, steam room and a fitness room with a wide variety of classes. In between the house and Trout Creek at the Lodge you will find tennis courts, bocce ball courts, horseshoe pits and sand volleyball courts. For skiing within Tahoe Donner they have a beginner downhill mountain or a world renown nordic center with a brand new lodge. Drive 15 minutes in different directions and you can find yourself at Squaw Valley, Alpine, Northstar, Sugar Bowl, Boreal, Soda Springs or Royal Gorge.
If your idea of vacation is not getting back in your car until you leave then strap on some snow shoes or hiking shoes, or clip into your mountain bike and hit the trails that can be accessed right across the street or half a block down the hill. Tahoe Donner has an amazing trail system that extends for miles and miles. You can take the trails to: the Euer Valley, Carpenter Valley, the Emigrant Trail, the Donner Rim Trail and many others.
The town of Truckee offers many shopping and dining options, see our recommendations on everything from massages and yoga classes to boot fitting and ski tuning upon booking the property. We can't wait to give you a virtual tour of the town we love and host you at your home away from home!